Continental has appointed Steve Howat as General Manager of its established Technical Services division, UK and Ireland. Howat replaces respected industry expert Roger Sanders, who is retiring this year after nearly 30 years’ service with the company.
A revolutionary new iPad app has been created by Bridgestone to help its Truck and Bus team monitor the performance of customer’s tyres. The “Bridgestone Challenge” app, which is unique in the tyre industry, represents an important step toward embracing technology and making the fleet monitoring and buying process more user-friendly. It demonstrates the most
At a time when European tyre labelling legislation means that manufacturers have to display their tyre grades, Michelin is reaffirming its commitment to delivering the best performance balance in each of its tyre ranges.
Bridgestone Europe announced that it will introduce the Ecopia EP001S, an “A/A”-rated tyre on 1st October 2012 in the UK, with top A grades on both fuel efficiency and wet grip. It is also the first product in the industry to achieve the top label grading both in Europe and in Japan . The EP001S,
Bridgestone set to expand Polish TBR facility Bridgestone’s subsidiary in Poland is increasing production capacity of truck and bus radial tyres (TBR) with a total investment in the plant of approximately €120 million. The planned expansion will increase the plant’s production capacity by approximately 1,350 tyres per day, bringing the plant’s capacity to approximately 3,750
Bridgestone European’s latest tyre survey shows that more than six out of 10 (63 per cent) of motorists drive on under-inflated tyres and almost one in five have at least one tyre worn down below the EU legal minimum tread depth.